The Exchange boards world sales on ‘Tiger’ 4 February, 2016 | By Jeremy Kay EXCLUSIVE: Brian O’Shea and his team will commence talks on the true-life drama starring Mickey Rourke. Janel Parrish also stars in the story of Pardeep Singh Nagra, an aspiring Sikh boxer who fights back after he is banned from the sport for refusing to […]

Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team were discussing at a company July 4th picnic the return of the boxing movie. Mary Aloe pointed out that there have been about 46 boxing movies over the years, some of which have done extremely well critically, financially, and are award-winning, as well. An Aloe Entertainment team member, watermelon in hand, started singing the ROCKY […]

Mary Aloe walked into the development bullpen today to discuss….”Producer or Executive Producer, which would you rather be?” The Aloe Entertainment team took turns choosing. “Executive Producer – just come up with the money or the star and sit back,” said one Aloe Entertainment team member. Mary Aloe looked at him and replied, “Good to know you have deep pockets and important […]

“The digital media arena has changed movie marketing and distribution,” Mary Aloe began in today’s discussion with the Aloe Entertainment team. Marketing and distribution is generally categorized in budgets as P & A (prints and advertising). Mary Aloe continued, “Just a few years ago, P&A was marked at 70% of the budget of the movie. Today, it can be even more.” An Aloe […]

Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team were discussing the Chinese Film Market yesterday. Mary Aloe spoke on the opportunities there, “We have been seeing much interest from Chinese investors on movie projects, but not very many checks being written.” An Aloe Entertainment team member inquired about a Chinese investor someday buying into or owning a Hollywood studio. Mary Aloe offered this, “I wouldn’t […]

Having recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, the Independent Spirit Awards for independent film-making outside the studio system, is more and more an indication of what the next award might be. Mary Aloe pointed that out to her team at Aloe Entertainment over a talk about financing an independent film vs. the big budget studio film. “They used to say, win on Saturday and lose on […]

Mary Aloe was recently discussing how Hollywood has had a brown out (pun intended) in producing and marketing for the Hispanic audience. She told her team at Aloe Entertainment, “Whether using Latino actors, writers, directors, or producers or bringing Hispanic stories to the screen, both big and small, the Latin community has been undeserved.”   Recent research from the Nielsen […]

“You need to know your best sources for up-to-date information about each project,” Mary Aloe recently told her Aloe Entertainment team. “There is a premiere site to monitor your success or failure and that source is boxofficemojo.com.” This is a big tip for producers and production companies.   According to their website:   Box Office Mojo is an online movie publication and box office […]

Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team know the value of the film festival. having taken part in Sundance, Berlin Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Ojai Film Festival, SXSW, and many others. The annual film festival, there are 3,000 of them, can play a vital role it getting attention for your film. “You will get reviewed, press, awards, and buzz going around […]

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